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2017 NFL Draft: Is Tim Williams A Colts ‘Franchise-Changer’ At Linebacker?

MMQB’s Emily Kaplan, in her latest mock draft, has the Indianapolis Colts taking Alabama linebacker Tim Williams with their first-round pick. What does Williams bring to the table?
Via Colts.com
1 hour ago

Scott Tolzien Enjoys ‘Great Learning Year’ As Colts’ Backup Quarterback

In his first season with the Indianapolis Colts backing up quarterback Andrew Luck, Scott Tolzien felt he progressed as a player, and learned a lot about Luck, too.
Via Colts.com
2 hours ago

Pat McAfee to Undergo Offseason Knee Surgery; Miss Pro Bowl

Lost in the shuffle on Saturday was that Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee is set to undergo knee surgery this offseason following an injury he suffered late in the season and will miss this year’s Pro Bowl–which is scheduled for January 29th in Orlando, Florida: Guys… #ProBowlNews #NFL pic.twitter.com/syqVMhBf1v — Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) January 14, […] Pat McAfee...
Via Horseshoe Heroes
20 hours ago

Could Kyle Shanahan Be the Next Head Coaching Candidate for Colts?

Having reportedly fallen short in their attempts to lure Jon Gruden, could the Indianapolis Colts turn their attention to current Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan? Highly regarded as one of the best young offensive minds in all of football, the 37 year old Shanahan and son of former Denver Broncos head coaching great Mike […] Could Kyle Shanahan Be the Next Head...
Via Horseshoe Heroes
22 hours ago

Report: Colts ‘unlikely’ to hire Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning may end up joining an NFL front office at some point in the future, but it doesn’t sound like it will be in 2017. According to Bob Kravitz of WTHR.com, Manning is “unlikely” to be hired by the Indianapolis Colts. Been told by multiple sources that a Manning hire is "unlikely'' at this point. Not sure if sticking point is ownership share or timing. — Bob...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jay Glazer: Colts owner Jim Irsay pushing to hire Peyton Manning as head of football

The Indianapolis Colts want to bring Peyton Manning back in a big way — and in an ideal world, they'd pair him with Jon Gruden. FOX Sports NFL Insider Jay Glazer reports that Colts owner Jim Irsay made a "strong push" to hire Manning as head of football, with Gruden as Indianapolis' head coach. What's more, the door might not be closed on the possibility.ESPN first reported Irsay...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

The Colts wanted Jon Gruden as their coach, but he again refused to leave the broadcast booth

You’d think by this point NFL teams would get the point: Jon Gruden likes being an ESPN broadcaster. He is not going to be your next coach. But apparently that message has not come through clearly, because ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Saturday at the Indianapolis Colt tried to hire Gruden but that Gruden, for the umpteenth time, said he wanted to remain in the broadcast booth...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Colts players ‘desperately’ seeking answers in light of Jon Gruden report

It’s no secret that Jim Irsay’s Indianapolis Colts aren’t exactly the most stable team in the NFL, and the rumors that he asked Jon Gruden about coaching the team have done nothing to quell the notion that they are a dysfunctional mess. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Saturday morning that Irsay did “pursue Jon Gruden, but Gruden resisted overtures.” In response, Gruden...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts Mailbag Weekend Edition: Is Dalvin Cook An Option For The Colts?

In Saturday’s mailbag, readers inquire about trading come draft time, the play of the secondary this past season and if nose tackle should be addressed this offseason.
Via Colts.com
2 days ago

Should the Indianapolis Colts retain Chuck Pagano?

As cliché as it may sound, the Indianapolis Colts are wasting Andrew Luck’s prime. One of the most talented quarterbacks in football, albeit his tendency to find the wrong team on more than his fair share of passes, Luck has won zero Super Bowls and has made zero Super Bowl appearances in his five-year career. The team’s most successful season since Chuck Pagano’s arrival...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts sign CFL star Bazzie to support pass rush

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts have signed Canadian Football League star Alex Bazzie to a reserve-future contract.The 6-foot-2, 240-pound outside linebacker had 29 sacks and 83 tackles in 50 games with the BC Lions. Last season, Bazzie had 11 sacks in 18 games and was a West Division All-Star.With Indy's career leader in sacks, Robert Mathis, retiring and last season's sacks...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Grigson needs one offseason to turn the Indianapolis Colts around

It’s not often that people get second chances in the NFL, let alone third chances. This happens to be the case with Colts’ General Manager, Ryan Grigson when Owner, Jim Irsay, decided he was going to bet on the Grigson/Pagano (Grigano, if you want) duo for one more season. Grigson was brought in after the Colts’ dreadful 2011 season that gave Grigson the more than convenient...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chuck Pagano assured he will remain with Colts in 2017

The Indianapolis Colts fell well short of expectations for the second consecutive year in 2016, but that is apparently not going to cost head coach Chuck Pagano his job. According to a report from Alex Marvez of Sporting News, Pagano has been informed by Colts owner Jim Irsay that the team is bringing him back for the 2017 season. Source tells @sn_nfl that @Colts HC Chuck Pagano...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Uncertainty surrounding Chuck Pagano's job status with Colts

There’s been a ton of speculation regarding the job status of Indianapolis Colts head coach. His team just finished off its second consecutive 8-8 season, missing out on the playoff each time. But instead of being fired immediately or hearing owner Jim Irsay support him publicly, Pagano seems to be a lame duck sitting there waiting for news, a clay pigeon in a "Duck Hunt" game...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Regressing Colts must solve several problems in offseason

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts played catch-up all season. Now they'll be doing it for a few more months.After going 8-8, sliding down another peg in the AFC South and missing the postseason in consecutive years for the first time in almost two decades, the Colts must figure out what went wrong, how to fix it and how they can get back to the playoffs.The transformation will...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Vinatieri misses field goal, costing himself $500,000 bonus

Seemingly meaningless Week 17 games between two mediocre teams do mean something in Vegas, for draft position and, most notably in the case of Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri, for player bonuses. Vinatieri has a clause in his contract that awards him a $500,000 bonus if he makes 90 percent of his field goals on the season. So what happened against the Jaguars? He promptly missed his...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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